Friday, January 24, 2020

Tennessee unemployment is steady
The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development says the state ended 2019 with steady unemployment and near record low levels. In December,for the second consecutive month, the state recorded an unemployment rate of 3.3%, just 0.1 of a percentage point away for Tennessee’s all-time low unemployment rate of 3.2%, reported last February. Tennessee employers continue to create new jobs. During December, nonfarm employment increased by 2,000 positions. The manufacturing, trade/transportation/utilities, and leisure/hospitality sectors reported the highest number of new hires. During all of 2019, nonfarm employment in Tennessee increased by 49,200 jobs.


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Saturday, February 22, 2020

  • Human Services new program
  • Atkins charged
  • Medic needs blood
  • Lowe's theft
  • DFA to acquire Dean Food
  • Commodity distribution

    Friday, February 21, 2020

  • Super Fun Zone coming to Gatlinburg
  • Medic needs blood
  • Nicky Sutton electrocuted
  • ERA controversy
  • Tennessee has an "effective government"
  • TWRA promotes Hammonds
  • Ginseng bust
  • Holt indicted

    Thursday, February 20, 2020

  • Douglas Cherokee commodity distribution
  • Cocke County wheel tax debate
  • Mullins arrangements
  • Sutton execution is still planned

    Wednesday, February 19, 2020

  • Fontes on Mullins
  • Cocke County CLB
  • Catherine Drive fire

    Tuesday, February 18, 2020

  • Mullins killed in officer related shooting in Greeneville
  • Birchfield injured in ATV crash
  • Blackburn and healthcare
  • Higher education means higher income
  • O'Dell is charged